Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 23, 2003

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Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; speaker, Charlie Mitchell, managing editor of The Vicksburg Post; public welcome.

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Eagle Lake Water Board Annual meeting, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Eagle Lake Community Center.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Old car cruise, 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Bumpers; 636-2720 or www.vicksburgcruisers.com.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Thursday: 9 a.m., chair exercises, senior style; 10:30-noon, quilting; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., Richter bridge; 1, piano lessons; 2:30, open play dominoes.

Overeaters Anonymous 6-7 tonight, Bowmar Baptist, room 206-C; no diets, dues or weigh-ins; 638-0011.

“Remembering the Emmitt Till Legacy” Town hall meeting, 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday; Straughter Baptist Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. St.; speaker, Baba Hannibal Afrik; 638-8271, 638-4988 or 601-535-7551.

Vicksburg Montessori Christian School Open house, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, 201 Honeysuckle Lane; 415-3148.

Madison Council on Aging Support program for residents of Madison Parish ages 65 and older, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday, 113 N. Walnut St., Tallulah; 318-574-9009.

Oak Ridge Opry 7 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Community Center; music by the Wright Road Band; donations accepted; hamburgers and drinks for sale.

Dance Party Ballroom, Latin and Swing; 8-10 p.m. Friday, Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive, Ridgeland, $10 per person; Cha Cha lesson, 7-8 p.m., $10 per person; other classes and private lessons available; 856-6168; Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

Ecology Education Workshop for K-12 Teachers 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Math-Science building, room 318 at Alcorn; hosted by SEEDS, Strategies for Ecology Education Development and Sustainability; sponsored by Ecological Society of America; Dr. Alex D.W. Acholonu, 877-6236, fax, 877-2328, or e-mail, acholonu@lorman.alcorn.edu.

Adult, Infant and Child CPR Course Saturday, Red Cross building, 908 Cherry St.; $25; sponsored by the American Red Cross; Tracey, 636-9182.

G.I.F.T. Women’s Conference 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Rose Hill M.B. Church, 683 Stenson Road; lunch will be served; pastor, the Rev. Walter Weathersby Sr.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by Omar Rivers.

Prime Time Registration After-school program for grades K-6 for Bowmar, Dana Road, Sherman Avenue and South Park; register at Purks or Raworth YMCA; 638-5565 or 638-1070.

Central Mississippi Prevention Services Sign up for after-school program for 2003-04 school year; programs at 920 Shannon St. and 1911 B Mission 66; 631-0102.

Community First Aid Held per request, River Region Medical Center; 619-3192 or 631-3191.

Young Miss Vicksburg, Miss Vicksburg and Miss West Central Pageants Entry deadline for Young Miss Vicksburg is Aug. 15 and Miss Vicksburg is Oct. 15; Alene Thornton, 638-7441 or 638-3354 after 5 p.m., for applications.

Narcotics Anonymous 8 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, Good Shepherd Community Center, 629 Cherry St.; daytime, Alvin J., 661-7646; evening, Jackie G., 638-8456 or 415-3345.


New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 tonight through Friday.

Bible Holiness Vacation Bible School, 6-8 tonight through Friday, 155 Dunigan Road; 638-2252 or 636-7655.

St. Luke Church of God in Christ Revival, 7:30 tonight through Friday, 915 First East St.; evangelist, Anthony Friday of Jackson; call 638-0389 for transportation; pastor, Elder Douglas Anderson.

Oak Chapel M.B. Revival, 7:30 tonight through Friday, 8140 Freetown Road; evangelist, the Rev. P.J. Williams, pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Jackson; the Rev. J.J. Sampson, 372-7974 or Dewayne and Tammi Sims, 630-9280.

Elbethel M.B. Revival, 7 tonight through Friday, Highway 3, Satartia; speaker, the Rev. E.S. Cosey; refreshments served; pastor, the Rev. Henry Mayfield.

Bingham Memorial M.B. Revival, 7 tonight through Friday, 1063 Green St.; evangelist, the Rev. Joseph Briscoe of Pleasant Hill M.B. Church.

King David M.B. No. 1 Vacation Bible School, 6:30 tonight through Thursday, 2719 Letitia St.

Mount Alban M.B. Prayer meeting, 7 tonight through Friday, 2385 Mount Alban Road.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 6 tonight, 124 Pittman Road; persons living in the North Washington Street area are eligible; verification of income, Social Security cards and recent utility bills needed; pastor, the Rev. Larry A. Nicks.

Bethlehem M.B. Choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Saturday, 3055 N. Washington St.; musicians, Kevin Winters and L.C. Dotson.

Mountain of Faith Ministries Revival tent at Oak and Speed streets, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; Tina Hayward, 831-4405, or Artelia Williams, 661-8321.

Belmont M.B. Vacation Bible School, 6-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, 4446 Charlie Brown Road; church picnic, 10 a.m. Saturday; pastor, Phillip Burks.

King Solomon M.B. Business meeting, 3 p.m. Saturday, fellowship hall; all members are asked to attend.

Gospel Temple Musical, 6 p.m. Saturday, 1612 Lane St.; E. Warren, 661-0500; pastor, Walter Edley; Vacation Bible School, 6 p.m. Monday through Aug. 1.


Free Car Wash 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sonic on U.S. 61 North; donations accepted; sponsored by the First United Pentecostal Church young men; proceeds to go toward a canoe trip.